The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 55 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 14 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.91% 4.36% 3.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.25% 18.33% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£130 £153 £146
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +4.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £13.35 £15.00 £13.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £15.60 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.71 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -0.29%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
193 120 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.33% 23.76% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 53 72
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kidlington - 5 - - 1
Oxford -27 4 £150 +30.43% 1
Burford - 3 £130 -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows 7
3 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (55.00%) MS Office
5 17 (42.50%) ITIL
6 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.00%) Service Management
7 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (17.50%) DHCP
11 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (12.50%) DNS
12 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.50%) Cisco
13 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.00%) EMC
13 4 (10.00%) Citrix
13 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (10.00%) Migration
13 4 (10.00%) VMware
14 3 (7.50%) Wireless
14 3 (7.50%) Juniper
14 3 (7.50%) WAN
14 3 (7.50%) SCCM
14 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
15 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (55.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) DNS
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) SSL
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Intranet
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 16 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Service Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) IT Support
5 6 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Architect
9 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Lead Technical Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.00%) EMC VNXe
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Time Management
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.50%) ITSM
4 1 (2.50%) CAD
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) EMC
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Lotus
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Remedy
5 2 (5.00%) Websense
6 1 (2.50%) Intergraph
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.50%) Meru Networks
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